Water, our most precious resource

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Wednesday 22nd March is World Water Day, an event launched by the United Nations in 1993 to highlight the importance of water, the need to safeguard it and ensure its accessibility to all. Water is a precious resource, it is not only essential for human health and survival, but also of vital importance for creating jobs and supporting economic, social and human development. This report describes some of Eni’s best practices in the countries where it operates, with a particular focus on access to water projects for the local communities. And on those cases where access to water means social integration.

We have always been committed to carrying out projects which contribute to the development of the countries in which we operate.

Republic of Congo

Republic of Congo

Integrated Project Hinda

The aim of this project is to contribute to improving the living conditions and sustainable development of local communities found in the area of the M’Boundi, Kouakouala, Zingali and Loufika fields – in the District of Hinda – where ENI Congo operates. Of fundamental importance in this context is our commitment to provide access to drinking water.

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Every drop counts

In an extreme environment characterized by desert and aridity of soils, through Eni Pakistan, we support projects aimed at improving access to water for the local people.

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Water in Palma Village

Promoting access to secure and reliable water for a wider population is considered, within the Eni East Africa Sustainability Strategy, amongst the priority areas for intervention. We focus here on the access to water project in Palma Village.

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Power is needed in order for communities to benefit from running drinking water. At Pointe Noire, in Congo, a virtuous circle has been created with the help of Centrale Elettrica del Congo to bring supplies to the city’s homes. Video in Italian version only. (The video is available only in Italian).

The comment

Do what you can, do it with others, and do it with passion.

Guy Ryder, Chair of UN-Water